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Portrait of Neal Musser

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
2 25.7 0 1 0 19 4.21 -0
Birth Date8-25-1980
Height6' 1"
Weight235 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsL
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2007 KCA MLB 17 0 24.7 32 14 19 5 .262 103 11.7 5.1 1.8 6.9 35% .346 .300 1.86 6.11 4.38 103 6.90 -0.4
2008 KCA MLB 1 0 1.0 0 1 0 0 .282 102 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.0 100% .000 .078 1.00 6.16 0.00 106 6.87 -0.0
CareerMLB18025.73215195.26310311.25.31.86.736%.338.2941.836.114.211036.90-0.4

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2000 KNG Rk 7 7 34.3 33 6 21 1 .000 8.7 1.6 0.3 5.5 0% .000 .000 1.14 3.49 2.10
2001 CMB A 17 17 95.0 86 18 98 3 .000 8.1 1.7 0.3 9.3 0% .000 .000 1.09 2.18 2.84
2001 SLU A+ 9 9 45.7 45 19 40 2 .000 8.9 3.7 0.4 7.9 0% .000 .000 1.40 3.26 3.54
2002 BRO A- 4 4 13.0 7 5 12 0 .000 4.8 3.5 0.0 8.3 0% .226 .000 0.92 2.91 0.69
2002 SLU A+ 4 4 19.0 20 5 12 1 .000 9.5 2.4 0.5 5.7 0% .311 .000 1.32 3.54 1.42
2002 Pho Wnt 12 1 21.7 23 9 14 1 .000 9.5 3.7 0.4 5.8 0% .000 .000 1.47 4.12 5.81
2003 SLU A+ 7 6 34.7 41 9 16 5 .000 10.6 2.3 1.3 4.1 0% .295 .000 1.44 5.04 4.67
2003 BIN AA 20 20 100.3 108 39 76 9 .000 9.7 3.5 0.8 6.8 0% .324 .000 1.47 4.27 4.58
2004 BIN AA 19 19 108.3 103 40 70 7 .000 8.6 3.3 0.6 5.8 0% .282 .000 1.32 4.01 3.41
2004 NOR AAA 7 7 36.0 39 17 24 4 .000 9.8 4.2 1.0 6.0 0% .299 .000 1.56 4.78 6.25
2005 NOR AAA 24 24 123.7 140 52 89 12 .246 79 10.2 3.8 0.9 6.5 47% .320 .267 1.55 4.52 5.02
2006 WIC AA 18 11 83.0 80 48 67 12 .262 97 8.7 5.2 1.3 7.3 40% .279 .280 1.54 5.45 4.99
2006 OMA AAA 2 2 9.2 7 3 6 2 .243 97 6.8 2.9 2.0 5.9 31% .133 .255 1.09 5.85 1.96
2006 TUC AAA 8 7 36.0 44 24 18 4 .270 108 11.0 6.0 1.0 4.5 40% .325 .292 1.89 6.21 5.50
2007 KCA MLB 17 0 24.7 32 14 19 5 .262 103 11.7 5.1 1.8 6.9 35% .346 .300 1.86 6.11 4.38
2007 OMA AAA 32 0 55.3 32 11 47 1 .264 102 5.2 1.8 0.2 7.6 45% .217 .163 0.78 2.83 0.49
2007 ust Wnt 4 0 3.7 1 1 3 0 .000 2.4 2.4 0.0 7.3 0% .111 .000 0.54 3.53 2.43
2008 KCA MLB 1 0 1.0 0 1 0 0 .282 102 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.0 100% .000 .078 1.00 6.16 0.00
2008 OMA AAA 36 3 56.0 47 37 64 9 .264 107 7.6 5.9 1.4 10.3 36% .270 .251 1.50 5.44 4.34
2008 ROY Rk 3 3 2.7 3 0 6 0 .281 101 10.0 0.0 0.0 20.0 20% .600 .194 1.11 -0.37 3.33
2009 ROU AAA 4 0 7.0 9 4 7 0 .284 85 11.6 5.1 0.0 9.0 43% .429 .339 1.86 3.17 5.14

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2008 13 0.6154 0.3077 0.7500 0.3750 0.2000 1.0000 0.0000 0.2500
Career130.61540.30770.750.3750.2100.25

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 82 d

Details
  • signed as a free agent from HOU 2/10 (minor-league contract)
  • released 2/28/09 designated for assignment 2/19/09 optioned to Triple-A 5/31/08 recalled 5/29/08 optioned to Triple-A 3/29/08 recalled 9/1/07 optioned to Triple-A 7/17/07
  • recalled 7/15/07 optioned to Triple-A 7/14/07
  • recalled 6/14/07
  • optioned to Triple-A 5/12/07
  • recalled 5/07 optioned to Triple-A 4/07 recalled 4/07 optioned to Triple-A 3/07 re-signed 2/07, 1 year (07)
  • contract purchased 11/06 99 2-73

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Neal Musser is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL RoundupChristina Kahrl2009-02-24
Transaction Analysis: American League RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-07-26
Transaction Analysis: April 21-28, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-04-30


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Neal Musser threw 146 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2008, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2008, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (93mph), also mixing in a Cutter (86mph) and Slider (82mph).